Bermuda has amended the Trusts (Special Provisions) Act 1989 to modernise its ‘firewall' provisions and to introduce flexibility and clarity with respect to excluding illegitimate children from...
With people working from home and being surrounded by their spouse, children, and in some cases parents, the prospect of they or a loved one contracting the coronavirus and how it might...
The American economist Nouriel Roubini iterates that geopolitical issues are becoming more important: "Because how can you understand the economy if you don't understand geopolitics"
Appleby Bermuda Partner Vanessa Schrum, has been recognised in Citywealth's International Powerwomen Top 100 List 2019.
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Mothers will be offered free advice on how to access child maintenance by an expert in family law tomorrow.
Individuals young and old should carefully consider what would happen to them if they were to become mentally or physically unable to handle their personal and/or business affairs.
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Common law marriage is a term that has often been used to define the relationship between two people who are living together but have not legally formalised their relationship by a legal ceremony of marriage.
Our property is ours to give. This belief forms the foundation of the common law principle of testamentary freedom – that by the terms of your last will & testament...
The Seniors Law Reform Committee has made a series of recommendations to the Ministry of Health, Seniors and Environment for amendments to legislation which would better protect seniors from financial abuse.
The new provision has now been invoked for the first time, by the Supreme Court of Bermuda In the Matter of the F Trust and In the Matter of the A Settlement
For anyone embroiled in, or embarking on family law proceedings, it is worth bearing in mind the financial advantages for both of you in remaining on amicable terms with your ex-spouse.
Everyone should execute a Power of Attorney ("Power"), an adaptable legal tool that helps you to plan for the future.
This Guide has been produced as an aid to those seeking general information with respect to Wills and estate planning in Bermuda.
If you have young children, it is important that you make provision for their upbringing and care in the event of your death, by appointing a guardian.
Colloquially, the term ‘common law marriage’ is used to describe the relationship of a man and a woman who live together as husband and wife without having gone through a legal ceremony of marriage.